Coffee Club Vol 1., No. 18

Trivia

1. What is the more common name for Scapula?

2. Who patented the safety razor in 1895?

3. Who reputedly told a customs officer: “I have nothing to declare except my genius”?

Quotes

“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”
Dolly Parton

“Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.”
Hippocrates

“The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.'”
Maria Montessori

Corny Jokes

I went to a wedding where two satellite dishes got married. The ceremony wasn’t great, but the reception was AMAZING.

Woman one: My husband’s cooking is so bad!
Woman two: How bad is it?
Woman one: Well, the kids have started praying after the meal.

You want to hear a pizza joke? Never mind, it’s pretty cheesy.

Q: Why won’t oysters share their pearls?
A: Because they are shellfish!

If you don’t know everything…

American as apple pie? Neither apple pies nor apples originally came from America. Apples are in fact native to Asia, and the first recorded recipe for apple pie was actually written in England.

Big hearted. The blue whale’s heart weighs about 400 pounds — approximately the size of a small piano. You can hear the animal’s heartbeat from more than 2 miles away.

Popular second language. English is the most widely spoken language in the world, with nearly two billion people learning it as a second language. Only 360 million people speak it natively.

Satchmo’s birthday? Louis Armstrong always said he was born on July 4th, 1900. In 1988, music historian Thaddeus “Tad” Jones located a baptismal record that documented the jazz great’s actual birth as August 4, 1901. Armstrong, who died in 1971, was not able to respond. Thus, there’s been some controversy about Armstrong’s birthday ever since.

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